soulsearching #692
w/michael rütten
& chopper reeds
(fat freddy's drop)

Chassol - Music Is God My Love - Tricatel
Ivan Lins - Lenda Do Carmo - RCA Brazil
Taylor McFerrin - Invisble/Visible feat. Bobby McFerrin / Cesar Mariano - Brainfeeder
Jordan Rakei - Street Light feat. Gewn Bunn - Soul Has No Tempo
Electric Wire Hustle - Bottom Line - Okayplayer/Somethinksounds
Four Tet - Buchla (Seven Davis Jnr. Remix) - Text
Edits Des Amateurs - Talking About Togetherness - Edits Des Amateurs
K. Frimpong & His Cuban Fiestas - Kyenkyen Bi Adi Mawu - Ofo Bros.
Earwig - Kyen Kyen - White
Sandra Sa - Cantar - RGE
Paz - Yours Is The Light - BBE
Eddie Harris - Get On Down - Atlantic
Floating Points - King Bromelad - Eglo
Panthera Krause - If - Riotvan
Pharoah Sanders - You've Got To Have Freedom (R.I.P. Idris Muhammad) - Timeless
Agustus Pablo - Struggle In Soweto - 7inch N/A
Harry Baldi - Can't Kick This Feeling - WBPH
Marc Cunnings - Struggling Together - Setting Sun
Johnny Bristol - Love No Longer Has A Hold On Me - Handshake
René & Angela - Secret Rendezvous - Capitol
Tappa Zukie - Freak Musical Intimidator - Star
Fat Freddy's Drop - Soldier - The Drop


welcome to the annual FFD rundown . . . a session recorded live in the soulsearching studio 31st July afternoon after preparing the fish and meat for the bbq afterwards. Scott Towers aka Chopper Reeds joining Michael Ruetten for a random and spontaneous session goin' through the shelves and bags. Nice one , chur !
warming up.
For the Secret Rendezvous - soulsearching with the Midnight Marauders - taking place 1st August at Hafen2 Offenbach. DJ Fitchie, Hopepa, MC Slave, Chopper Reeds and yours truly on the controls. Vinyl versions excursions. And a few CDs thrown in for good measure. Plus a vintage Bozak Mixer, you know how we roll.
"Hello Frankfurt (Offenbach).... a rare chance to see the FFDJS in action.
Musical selections from Fitchie, Hopepa, Slave & Chopper - alongside our good friend Michael Rütten (soulsearching). Disco / Dub / Dancehall / DReggae / DHipHop / DHouse and stuff."

which has been a memorable session .

enjoy ! michael


23.08.14 Mannheim, Schlicht Open Air & Disko Zwei
19.10.14 Amsterdam ADE special, Sugar Factory, Wicked Jazz Sounds

more in the making, soon to be announced....